Do your kids love pizza? If they do then they are going to enjoy cooking this simple Valentine’s Pizza with homemade dough with you. Pizza is so easy to make with kids. You can use our simple pizza dough recipe or if you have a bread maker then it’s even easier and use our recipe for pizza in the bread machine. When they were young we started a tradition on Valentine’s that we cooked Heart Shaped Pizza’s for dinner together.

If you’d like to start the tradition too check out the easy recipe for Valentine’s Pizza below and enjoy.

Valentine’s Pizza Recipe

Cooking with kids even as young as toddler is great and pizza is a favourite recipe that you can make and change up the toppings as you want.

toddler making pizza

Pizza dough is one of the most forgiving doughs to make and you and your kids will find it really easy to do.

ingredients for pizza dough in the bread machine

If you do have a bread machine then you can put it on, leave it to go and come back when the dough is ready to part bake and prepare the toppings.

Rolled out pizza dough ready to be baked before adding the toppings

Even if you don’t have a bread maker the pizza by hand is simple and it really doesn’t take as much kneading as normal bread.


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Some fun Valentine’s Cards for Toddlers and Preschoolers to make too!

Not sure about making the dough yourself – then packet mixes work just as well although personally we find that they don’t have as much flavour as when you bake it yourself.

Valentine's Day Pizza with heart shaped pepperoni topping

This Valentine’s Pizza is so easy.

homemade and cooked pizza that is so simple the kids can make it too
heart shaped pizza recipe to cook with kids

Heart Shaped Pizza Recipe to Cook with Kids

Cerys Parker
An easy recipe for a Valentine's Day Pizza to cook with your kids.
3 from 3 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Making Homemade Pizza Dough 50 mins
Total Time 1 hr 5 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Servings 4 pizzas
Calories 198 kcal


  • 1.5 inch heart cookie cutter
  • 5 inch heart cookie cutter



  • Preheat oven to 220C.
  • Using the large heart cookie cutter cut the pizza dough into 4 hearts.
  • Place on baking pan or pizza stone and bake the crust for 10 minutes.
  • Use the small heart cookie cutter to cut heart-shaped pepperoni. Set aside.
  • Remove the heart-shaped pizza bases from the oven and top each pizza with pizza sauce.
  • Sprinkle the top with the shredded mozzarella.
  • Place three heart-shaped pepperoni on each pizza.
  • Return to the oven and bake until the cheese is melted.



Serving: 1pizzaCalories: 198kcalCarbohydrates: 1gProtein: 14gFat: 15gSaturated Fat: 8gCholesterol: 51mgSodium: 457mgPotassium: 59mgSugar: 1gVitamin A: 379IUCalcium: 283mgIron: 1mg
Keyword pizza, valentine recipe
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Cerys Parker

Cerys is a marine biologist, environmental educator, teacher, mum, and home educator from the UK. She loves getting creative, whether it is with simple and easy crafts and ideas, activities to make learning fun, or delicious recipes that you and your kids can cook together you'll find them all shared here on Rainy Day Mum.

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